Mahurangi News

Locals air their views on Hill Street

More than 200 people took the opportunity to listen to experts and provide feedback at public open days last month to look at options for improving Warkworth’s notoriously congested Hill Street intersection. Members of the public met with representatives...... Read More

Knock on head turns out doubly good

An older man’s nasty fall has led to the Mahurangi community getting a surprise Christmas present. Retired Warkworth man Doug Good was heading to bed when he slipped and fell over, banging his head. His wife, Beryl, noticed that Doug appeared...... Read More

Debating the dump: Two views on landfills

News that industry giant Waste Management wants to create a major new landfill in the Dome valley has been greeted with howls of outrage (MM October 3). Are there better ways to get rid of Auckland’s rubbish or do landfills remain relevant? Auckland...... Read More

Sweet Appreciation - Sarah Clark

Congratulations to Sarah Clark, of Warkworth, who is a recipient of a gift basket from Chocolate Brown. Sarah was nominated by Ilona Rodgers who wrote: "The Warkworth Town Hall Restoration Trust would like to nominate Sarah Clark for a Sweet Appreciation...... Read More

Accusations fly after tyre slashing spree

Friction over parking on the reserve at the bottom of Brick Bay Drive heated up when allegedly eight boat trailers had their tyres slashed on November 17. Several nearby residents have opposed vehicles using the space to park and one trailer owner,...... Read More

Playground flying high

Members of Warkworth Lions Club were ecstatic to see the ribbon finally cut to open the new play space at Lucy Moore Park on December 4. The project, which includes two parallel flying foxes and four in-ground trampolines, started in 2016. Extensive...... Read More

Kitchen fire destroys elderly woman’s home

An 85-year-old Algies Bay woman has found herself homeless after a fire destroyed her house in The Nook on Thursday evening, December 5. Specialist fire investigator Nick Linton says the fire started in the kitchen and quickly spread through the rest...... Read More

Passing Gas makes noise at nationals

Three Mahurangi College students picked up two awards for their electric vehicle ‘Passing Gas’ at the Evolocity Nationals last month. The ‘Passing Gas’ team comprised Daniel Foote, Jackson Crawford and Jordan Heron. The team...... Read More

Vale - Beverley Simmons

9 September 1928 -23 November 2018 It was a fitting tribute that the funeral service of Warkworth Town Hall campaigner Beverley Simmons was held in the hall on November 30. Both the funeral celebrant Dave Parker and her nephew Tony Simmons highlighted...... Read More